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Champions Bayern and woeful Wolfsburg look forward to very different futures | Andy Brassell

Bayern Munich wrapped up a fifth straight Bundesliga title sparking scene of celebration, but the outlook for Wolfsburg is far bleaker

It has been a long couple of weeks for Bayern Munich. Little wonder, then, that Thiago Alcântara’s first words as the players made it back to the dressing room after celebrating with a fifth straight Bundesliga crown with their travelling fans at Wolfsburg were, according to Süddeutsche Zeitung, a throaty cry of “donde está el alcohol?”

Long after the season is done, Bayern will pick over the season’s two most costly defeats, each of which defy comprehension for very different reasons – to Real Madrid, in the Champions League and last week, to Borussia Dortmund in the DfB Pokal semi-final. In that context, no specific celebration was planned for Lower Saxony on Saturday, where Bayern knew the title would be theirs if they won in the late game – providing RB Leipzig failed to beat Ingolstadt earlier, and that match had finished goalless.

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